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Chop chop chop, taste taste taste

The Kitchen Counter Cooking School book did what it said on the cover strapline – show ‘How a Few Simple Lesson Transformed Nine Culinary Novices into Fearless Home Cooks’. Written by US author and Le Cordon Bleu cooking school alumni Kathleen Flinn, the book aims to help nine self confessed ‘hopeless’ cooks gain basic skills […]

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What would Julia do?

The Julia in the title of this blog post is, of course, the passionate cook and unlikely doyen of US television chefs and millions of ordinary Americans, Julia Child. Since the global success of the 2009 Hollywood movie of Julie & Julia starring Meryl Streep, ‘Julia’ has become a household name and is often used […]

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